Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Bald Eagles, Wildlife Come to Center for the Arts

 

 

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The “Bald Eagle and Wildlife Exhibit,” a collaboration between the Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation and the Marco Island Center for the Arts, will be featured February 1-24 in the Center’s Lauritzen Gallery.

The work of 20 well-known artists will portray the strength and majesty of our national icon, the Bald Eagle, as well as the beauty,

“Portal of Eagles” is a stone sculpture by Jan Nolan.

“Portal of Eagles” is a stone sculpture by Jan Nolan.

delicacy and lifestyles of many other Florida environmentally-protected wildlife.

The Artists, who hail from all over Southwest Florida, Tampa, Indiana, Michigan and Toronto, work in acrylics, clay, hand color on glass etching, pencil, photography, stone sculpture and watercolors. Through the artists’ vision and skillful imagery, a great appreciation can be fostered for the beauty of Florida

“The Eagles Have  Landed” is an oil painting by Inez Hudson. SUBMITTED photoS

“The Eagles Have Landed” is an oil painting by Inez Hudson. SUBMITTED photoS

Wildlife and the importance for the need to protect these creatures and their natural habitats in perpetuity.

A “Second Tuesday Reception” featuring this exhibit is open to the public at the Center for the Arts, Feb. 10, 5:30-7:00 PM. The Marco Island Center for the Arts is located at 1010 Winterberry Drive.

For additional information, call 239 394-4221, or go to www.marcoislandart.org.

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